Upstream information

CVE-2017-2801 at MITRE

Description

A programming error exists in a way Randombit Botan cryptographic library version 2.0.1 implements x500 string comparisons which could lead to certificate verification issues and abuse. A specially crafted X509 certificate would need to be delivered to the client or server application in order to trigger this vulnerability.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.5 5.8
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Partial Partial
Integrity Impact Partial Partial
Availability Impact Partial None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9.8
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1033605 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP1
  • Botan >= 1.10.9-3.1
  • libbotan-1_10-0 >= 1.10.9-3.1
  • libbotan-devel >= 1.10.9-3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2017-723
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP2
  • Botan >= 1.10.9-3.1
  • libbotan-1_10-0 >= 1.10.9-3.1
  • libbotan-devel >= 1.10.9-3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2017-723
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3
  • libbotan-1_10-0 >= 1.10.9-3.1
  • libbotan-devel >= 1.10.9-3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3 GA libbotan-1_10-0


Status of this issue by product and package

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 Botan Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP1 Botan Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 Botan Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 Botan Affected